Our Mission

To provide scientifically based training (workshops and coaching) in a time- and cost-efficient manner, by using personalised approach and modern technology.

Our Areas of Expertise

 

 

 

icon1Speech communication

 

Improving oral communication skills, identifying strengths and weaknesses and suggesting courses of action

  1. Basic oratory skills (from Ciceron to modern orators)
  2. Acoustic analysis of the speaker’s voice (using P. Boersma’s a leading-edge software)
  3. Emotional and linguistic characteristics of speaking styles
  4. Facial expressions (analysis of thought and emotion processes by using P. Ekman’s FACS),
  5. Posture, gesture, gaze, and proxemics in speech communication

 

 

 

 

icon2Emotion psychology

 

Intelligent handling of one's emotions, optimising emotional climate and motivation by using appropriate organisational and communication strategies.

  1. Emotional aspects of decision taking - based on research by M. Morris, A. Damasio, C.S. Carver & M.F. Scheier.
  2. Persuasion: rational and emotional strategies - based on J. Cacioppo & R. Petty's research.
  3. Motivation: balancing intrinsic and extrinsic incentives - B. Frey’s model
  4. Work satisfaction, well-being and health - based on D. Kahneman’s and M. Marmot’s research.

 

 

 

 

icon3Speech impairments

 

Remediation of stuttering, disfluent speech, hearing impairment.

  1. Correction of foreign accents
  2. Improvement of fluency
  3. Stammer remediation (delayed auditory feedback method)
  4. Hearing impairment (use of bone conduction - vibratory pathways).

 

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Contact

VOX Institute Rue des Maraîchers, 17 1205 Geneva

Tel: +41 22 328 76 74
Fax: +41 086 079 203 92 17

Our motto: Always do more than just the necessary!
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